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Born: 1901-12-27
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.

Tags: American, Grateful, Soldier

They want you to bring out your intestines.

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America took me into her bosom when there was no longer a country worthy of the name, but in my heart I am German - German in my soul.

Tags: America, Country, Heart

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.

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Grumbling is the death of love.

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I never enjoyed working in a film.

Tags: Film, Movies, Working

The tears I have cried over Germany have dried. I have washed my face.

Tags: Face, Germany, Tears

I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.

Tags: Beautiful, Big, Else

How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone.

Tags: Love, Said, She

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.

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Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.

Tags: Change, Him, Women

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.

Tags: Forgiveness, Her, Woman

A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.

Tags: Angry, Happy, Home

Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.

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Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.

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The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.

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Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

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Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

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Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.

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To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.

Tags: Life, Respect, Women

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.

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I am at heart a gentleman.

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I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.

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A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.

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I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.

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In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it's a fact.

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If there is a supreme being, he's crazy.

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Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.

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There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.

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I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now.

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The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.

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I am not a myth.

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Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.

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The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.

Tags: Language, Longer, Speak